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HMAS Sydney to visit N.Z. and Fiji



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NAVY NE 1S IN O MAT I OiT

20/69 /6. 3.4

Ii; 'I DIATE RELEASE

MrAS SYDTT EY TO VISIT N.Z . _r ND FIJI

The troop transport I-EUS SYDI'TLY i leave Sydnoy

tomorrow on an operational training cruise to New Zealand and

Fiji.

In New Zealand 40 ordinary se amen on board will go on

a three-day tour of the North Island, visiting I'aitomo, Te Kuiti

and Rotorua.

Among the ship' s company are 23 midshipmen, including

1'1 1,1alayeions who are undergoing training w ith the RAN.

SYDiT^Y, under the command of Captain D.A.H. Clarke,

RAN, will be in the Lay of Islands from Fr day until Monday and

in Auckland from f.iarch 18-22.

SYDNEY will arrive in Suva on March 25 and will stay

until March 30. The ship will be open to the public in Suva.

CCnberrs., 1Cth i.lorch, 1969